As a judge on Top Chef: Just Desserts, Johnny Iuzzini critiques the contestants’ creations. Last week, it was his turn to be judged during a cupcake-off at the Astor Center in New York City.
For those looking to master the Puff Pastry, Gail Simmons and Pepperidge Farm have got you covered. Fans of food critic, trained chef, Food & Wine contributor and Top Chef: Just Desserts host and judge Gail Simmons can gain access to some of her recipes just in time for the holidays or for an everyday meal.
Week 5 of Top Chef: Just Desserts borrows from Project Runway, as the pastry chefs must create edible fashion. But first, they are faced with whipping up a challenging soufflÃ©, as well as impressing Executive Pastry Chef for Wolfgang Puck Sherry Yard. And, oh, yeah, the chefs are given extra incentive for winning the latest challenge.
After all the drama from last week’s Top Chef: Just Desserts, it looks like things might be lightened up a bit on tonight’s episode. Guest Judge and Executive Pastry Chef of Wolfgang Puck’s empire Sherry Yard joins the challenge this week, as the chefs must create a soufflÃ©, as well as some fashion.
Top Chef: Just Desserts‘ Gail Simmons is expanding her hosting duties to the Food & Wine All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas. The event will take place November 5 – 7 and will include many of the world’s top chefs, sommeliers and tasty treats.
Two contestants went home last night from Top Chef: Just Desserts and not because they were eliminated at the Judge’s Table. In a surprising turn of events, Seth Caro’s panic attack led to his dismissal, while Malika Ameen opted to leave even though her dessert was loved by all the judges. Top Chef: Just Desserts judges Johnny Iuzzini and Gail Simmons weighed in on the dramatic twists.
Nine pastry chefs compete this week on Top Chef: Just Desserts, where the challenges include making the ultimate ice cream sundae and deriving inspiration from the group Lucent Dossier Experience. While this week brings the usual drama, there are two unforeseen surprises in store as two chefs go home.
If you’ve been watching Top Chef: Just Desserts and think you have what it takes to impress the judges, then now is your chance. Viewers of the reality show can submit their own recipes for a chance to win a complete kitchen makeover.
On tomorrow night’s Top Chef: Just Desserts, Seth’s melodramatics continue to alienate the rest of the contestants as they are faced with their latest challenge. The episode, which appears to be sponsored by Breyers, requires the chefs to make the ultimate ice cream sundae while impressing guest judge Gale Gand.